The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 49 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.20% 0.40% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.49% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Load Balancing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
466 410 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.85% 82.00% 65.93%
Number of salaries quoted 399 362 247
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) MPLS
3 20 (58.82%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (47.06%) F5
7 15 (44.12%) WAN
7 15 (44.12%) Internet
8 13 (38.24%) VPN
9 12 (35.29%) LAN
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (32.35%) IIS
10 11 (32.35%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 10 (29.41%) CCNP
12 9 (26.47%) VMware
12 9 (26.47%) CCNA
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (26.47%) CCIE
13 8 (23.53%) SAN
13 8 (23.53%) OSPF
13 8 (23.53%) BGP
14 7 (20.59%) HP
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 6 (17.65%) MCITP
15 6 (17.65%) Resilience Testing
15 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
15 6 (17.65%) Linux
15 6 (17.65%) MS Excel

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) MPLS
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (44.12%) Internet
4 15 (44.12%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) LAN
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (23.53%) SAN
7 8 (23.53%) OSPF
7 8 (23.53%) BGP
8 6 (17.65%) IPv4
8 6 (17.65%) IPv6
9 5 (14.71%) DNS
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) DWDM
10 4 (11.76%) Wireless
11 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
11 3 (8.82%) VoIP
12 2 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
1 3 (8.82%) Welsh Language
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Team Leader
2 7 (20.59%) Network Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Server Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Resilience Testing
2 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Line Management
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (26.47%) CCIE
4 6 (17.65%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) CCDA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (47.06%) F5
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) Dell
7 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
8 5 (14.71%) Juniper
8 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix
10 3 (8.82%) Mitel
10 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat